What Should I Keep in My Car in Case of an Emergency? 

Posted by Ted Knight  on April 28, 2023

There’s a well-known saying that exists in the business world; “people don’t plan to fail; they fail to plan.” This analogy can also be applied to vehicle ownership. As any experienced driver can tell you, the road ahead, much like life itself, is unpredictable and uncertain. This is apparent when it comes to car trouble that leaves you immobile. This is why it’s important to have some basic necessities should some unforeseen events occur during your travels. Having these items in your possession is the first step to getting back on the road and on with your day. 

Tire Repair Equipment 

Many vehicles have tire pressure monitoring systems that allow you to have oversight regarding how much air is in them. A flat tire can occur at any time due to a variety of unforeseen circumstances. This is why it’s essential to have tire repair items that can help you solve the problem. A jack, wrench, chocks, and even road flares are all necessary. It’s also a good idea to check your spare tire periodically to ensure its structural integrity. 

First Aid Kit 

Thousands of Americans get in traffic accidents every year. As such, many sustain injuries or some form of bodily harm. The time in which an accident occurs and the moment you receive medical attention can vary depending on your location. Having a first aid kit with bandages, peroxide, medication, and other items can provide temporary relief before help arrives. 

Hazard & Signal Flares

If you find yourself stranded in an isolated region and need to notify a towing company or emergency services about your location, visibility is of the utmost importance. Signal flares can not only alert others as to your location but can alert other passing motorists that there’s a problem and that you need help. 

Knight’s Towing 

While the road can be unpredictable, Knights Towing is here to help. While fire-breathing dragons might be fantasy, the necessity of a reliable towing company isn’t. We’ll be your knight in shining armor if the unexpected occurs. For more information, give us a call today at 941-284-9741.

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